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Nickel-Strunz Silicates Classification

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Minerals Arranged by Nickel-Strunz (Version 10) Classification

The Nickel-Strunz 10th Edition (Pending Publication) Mineralogical Tables by Hugo Strunz and Ernest H. Nickel is based on a digital copy obtained from Jim Ferraiolo. Jim is responsible for the Strunz Classification in Mindat.org and he has generously provided webmineral with an updated copy of the classification numbers. Follow this link for a short discussion on the Nickel-Strunz Classification Number.

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Nickel-Strunz Silicates Classification

09.DK Inosilicates with 5-periodic single chains

09.DK.05 Rhodonite (Mn++,Fe++,Mg,Ca)SiO3 P1 1
09.DK.05 Babingtonite Ca2(Fe++,Mn)Fe+++Si5O14(OH) P1 1
09.DK.05 Marsturite NaCaMn3[Si5O14(OH)] P1,P 1 Tri
09.DK.05 Natronambulite (Na,Li)Mn++4[Si5O14(OH)] P1 1
09.DK.05 Lithiomarsturite LiCa2Mn2HSi5O15 P1 1
09.DK.05 Manganbabingtonite Ca2(Mn,Fe++)Fe+++Si5O14(OH) P1 1
09.DK.05 Nambulite (Li,Na)Mn++4[Si5O14(OH)] P1 1
09.DK.05 Scandiobabingtonite! Ca2(Fe++,Mn)ScSi5O14(OH) P1 1
09.DK.10 Santaclaraite CaMn++4Si5O14(OH)2•(H2O) P1 1
09.DK.15 Saneroite Na2(Mn++,Fe+++)10Si11V+++++O34(OH)4 P1 1
09.DK.20 Hellandite-(Y) (Ca,REE)4(Y,Ce)2(Al,[ ])2[Si4B4O22](OH)2 P 2/a 2/m
09.DK.20 Tadzhikite-(Ce) Ca4(Ce,Y)2(Ti,Al,Fe+++,[ ])2[Si4B4O22](OH)2 P 2/a 2/m
09.DK.20 Tadzhikite-(Y)! Ca4(Y,Ce)2(Ti,Al,Fe+++,[ ])2[Si4B4O22](OH)2 P 2/a 2/m
09.DK.20 Ciprianiite! Ca4[(Th,U)(REE)]2(Al,[ ])2[Si4B4O22](OH,F)2 P 2/a 2/m
09.DK.20 Hellandite-(Ce)! (Ca3REE)4Ce2Al[ ]2[Si4 B4O22](OH)2 P 2/a 2/m
09.DK.20 Mottanaite-(Ce)! Ca4(Ce,Ca)2AlBe2[Si4B4O22]O2 P 2/a 2/m